Visual studio and .NET tip 10:- Remove and reorder parameters
By Shivprasad Koirala
Many times as a developer you come across functions with lots of input parameters as shown in the below code snippets. In real projects the input parameters would be much higher as compared to the below code snippets. Some times for various reasons you want to shuffle them, reorder them or remove some of them.
Visual studio and .NET tip 10:- Remove and reorder parameters :-
Many times as a developer you come across functions with lots of input parameters
as shown in the below code snippets. In real projects the input parameters would
be much higher as compared to the below code snippets. Some times for various
reasons you want to shuffle them, reorder them or remove some of them.
If you are supposed to them manually its bit time consuming, in other words cut pasting
them, ensuring the “,’ is properly located etc.
public void AddCustomer(string CustomerCode,
Good news is you can do this quickly and without issues by using remove parameters
and reorder parameters menu located in the refactor menu.
See the below image for the same. You can get this menu by right clicking on the
method name for which we want to do reordering and shuffling of input parameters.
If you click on remove parameters you get a nice dialog box which has the restore
and remove button to remove and revert parameters.
If you click on reorder parameters you can use the up and down arrow key (as shown
in the below figure) to shuffle the parameter ordering.
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